Some articles on palaces, palace:
... Saint Petersburg is known as the city of palaces ... One of the earliest of these is the Summer Palace, a modest house built for Peter I in the Summer Garden (1710–1714) ... residences of his associates, such as the Kikin Hall and the Menshikov Palace on the Neva Embankment, constructed from designs by Domenico Trezzini over the years 1710 to 1716 ...
... Wealth in the city is manifested in palaces and many other mansions and lavish houses.The main palaces are Badi Palace, the Royal Palace and Bahia Palace ...
... Gliwice Castle Pszczyna Castle Sielecki Castle Książ (deSchloss Fürstenstein) Goldstein Palace. ...
... the 16th century on Murta hill were built many villas and palaces, used as summer residences by rich and noble Genoese families ... Most of these palaces still exist and now, restructured, have become luxurious houses ...
... Schackenborg and the extensive estate was transferred to Prince Joachim (the younger son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark) ... The castle and the surrounding park are not open to the general public, however guided tours which take place in the gardens are sometimes available during the summer ...
Famous quotes containing the word palaces:
“Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Heaven is in the hut of my beloved.
Set the palaces on fire.”
—Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.
“We are born each morning, shelled upon
A sheet of light that paves
The palaces of sight, and brings again
The river shining through the field of graves.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)